Arts & Society
D.C. Museum Conveys Communism’s Evils, Human Aspirations for Freedom
Weekend Round Up May 16, 2019
May 16, 2019•
On Sunday, canal mules Dolly and Eva will munch hay in Fish Market Square, vintage cars will gleam on King Street and bands will play on porches in Southeast D.C.
Weekend Round Up April 18, 2019
April 18, 2019•
Along with Easter programming, this weekend offers jazz, dance, a murder mystery, tulip planting and, on Saturday, the Anacostia River Festival.
Weekend Round Up February 14, 2019
February 14, 2019•
Step up the romance with the NSO’s “Romeo & Juliet” program and (if appropriate) the Alexandria Wedding Showcase. On Presidents Day, the Library of Congress welcomes the public to its breathtaking Main Reading Room.
Books in a Noisy World
November 26, 2018•
Bookish thoughts triggered by the recent passing of James Billington, Todd Boll and William Goldman, along with an upcoming event on Emily Dickinson’s birthday.
Record Numbers at National Book Festival (photos)
September 4, 2018•
Thousands were turned away as Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor discussed her new books for children on the festival’s main stage, the Washington Convention Center’s 2,500-seat ballroom having quickly filled to capacity.
Weekend Round Up August 30, 2018
August 30, 2018•
Labor Day weekend is also the weekend of the National Book Festival, taking place on Saturday. Feel like marching on Labor Day? Give your white clothes a wash and sign up for the Washington Revels’ parade.
Baseball Fever Sweeps D.C.
July 16, 2018•
Leading up to tomorrow’s All-Star Game: a lineup of events at the stadium, the convention center, bars and restaurants, even the Library of Congress.
Weekend Round Up July 12, 2018
July 12, 2018•
In between Capital Fringe shows, spend time outside, cleaning up Theodore Roosevelt Island and picnicking with sculptures at the Kreeger and to the sounds of folk and Southern rock in Rose Park.
Weekend Round Up May 24, 2018
May 24, 2018•
Memorial Day weekend observances include the annual concert on the Capitol’s West Lawn on Sunday and the Arlington National Cemetery wreath-laying, followed by the Memorial Day parade down Constitution Avenue, on Monday.
Weekend Round Up March 22, 2018
March 22, 2018•
The National Cherry Blossom Festival’s opening ceremony is Sunday. Also this weekend: more cherry blossom doings, the tail end of the Environmental Film Festival and two cultural spectacles at the Kennedy Center.